Uji Tourism

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Uji (宇治市 Uji-shi) is a city on the southern outskirts of the city of Kyoto, in Kyoto Prefecture, Japan. Founded on March 1, 1951, Uji is between the two ancient capitals of Nara and Kyoto. The city sits on the Uji River, which has its source in Lake Biwa. As of October 1, 2015, Uji has an estimated population of 184,726 and is the second largest city in Kyoto Prefecture. It has an area of 67.54 km², giving it a population density of 2,735 persons per km².


Explore popular vacation packages for Uji, Japan and kick-start your vacation planning for free. When planning a trip to Uji, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Kyoto. Add Kyoto to your vacation plan, it has an interesting bunch of activities to do on your visit like Fushimi Inari-taisha, Kinkaku-ji, Kiyomizu-dera. A vacation to Uji can typically be of 1-2 days. Immerse in the spirit of the city and you'll not miss your home.

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Facts and Stats for Uji*

  • Pollution Statistics in Uji

    Know the pollution level of Uji before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 40 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 34.38 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 40.63 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 31.25 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 33.33 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 36.11 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 34.09 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 28.13 (Low)
  • Uji: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Uji for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Uji.

    • Burglary and Theft 9.38 (Very Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 7 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 8 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 28 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 6 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 6.25 (Very Low)
    • Attacks 9 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 11 (Very Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 95 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 93 (Very High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 13 (Very Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 10 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 11 (Very Low)
  • Living in Uji - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 88.92 (Very High)
    • Climate Index 84.41 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 42.74 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 24.33 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 101.5 (High)
    • Health Care Index 83.33 (Very High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 93.7 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Uji

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Uji

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 17.19 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 39.78 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 69.22 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 66.84 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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